Sat, 11 Oct 2003 15:26:27 GMT

ITU TELECOM WORLD 2003 Officially Opens on 11 October.

His Majesty the King of Spain, Mr  Pascal Couchepin, President of the Swiss Confederation, Mr Laurent Moutinot, President of the Government of the Republic  and Canton of Geneva, Mr Yoshio Utsumi, Secretary-General of  the ITU and Mr Roberto Blois, Deputy-Secretary General of ITU  and Acting Executive Manager of ITU TELECOM, will officially  inaugurate ITU TELECOM WORLD 2003 on Saturday, 11 October.  The inauguration and ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at the Geneva Arena. ITU TELECOM WORLD 2003 opens to trade visitors from 12-18 October in Geneva Palexpo.

Under the theme “Helping the World Communicate”, TELECOM WORLD will address recent market challenges and provide a  platform for all participants to discuss how the industry can  rebuild confidence and generate new sources of growth. The event will also confront the new realities facing the telecommunications industry and discuss the critical issues, technologies and standards that are shaping the nature and direction of global telecommunications.

See full text of  ITU press release

[ITU Strategy and Policy Unit Newslog]

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